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Origin: Greek
Meaning: A Pledge or Security

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Homer

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Homer in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Homer:

  • Records indicate that 59,396 boys in the United States have been named Homer since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1920, when 1,725 people in the U.S. were given the name Homer. Those people are now 100 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Homer

    67% Approval Rating
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      2 Positive Comments

  • "Homer is a pretty cool name and tends to fit the people who have it well. The name fits me perfectly." May. 30, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "Homer's are usually quiet and smart. The name has made a small comeback with people like Richard Gere and Anne Heche and other stars using this name. I like the name!" Jul. 2, 2008: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "Only okay if you're in awe of the old philosopher or a huge Simpsons fan and prepared to take the abuse others will dish out to you... well, kids (and lots of adults) can be cruel and who'd want people to jeer and shout "Hey, Homo" to their child all the time..." Feb. 26, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      1 Neutral Comment

  • "well there is a boy at my school that chases me around and flirts with me named Homer. but his name aint all that bad but he keeps saying that his name is Ty." Jun. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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